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A Texas Sheriff prohibited his deputies from off-duty work at the newly constructed child-holding facility at the Tornillo Port of Entry where minors crossing the border without proper papers have been housed after being separated from adults. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hundreds of families spent their Father's Day in Tornillo, Texas, protesting the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Monica Ortiz Uribe hide caption

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbot hosts a recent roundtable discussion with victims, families and friends affected by the Santa Fe, Texas, school shooting that killed 10 people earlier this month. People with ties to other recent mass shootings were also invited. Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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People mourn last week at a makeshift memorial in memory of the victims killed in a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. Students resumed classes at the school today. Loren Elliott/Reuters hide caption

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Vehicles wait for inspection at the Border Patrol's Laredo North vehicle checkpoint in Laredo, Texas. A border agent killed an immigrant woman in Rio Bravo, near Laredo on Wednesday. The shooting is being investigated by the Texas Rangers and the FBI. Nomaan Merchant/AP hide caption

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Border Patrol Shooting Death Of Immigrant Woman Raises Tensions In South Texas

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Abdul Aziz Sheikh (center), the father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi on Saturday. Fareed Khan/AP hide caption

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'We Were Expecting That She Will Return Alive': Family Mourns Slain Pakistani Student

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Mourners attend a prayer vigil to remember the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting on Sunday in nearby League City, Texas. On Friday, a student allegedly entered the school with two guns and opened fire, killing 10 people. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Travis County Clerk Dana Debeauvoir speaks to the media at the Early Voting Mega Center at Austin in October 2016. Debeauvoir has spent a decade trying to create a more secure electronic touchscreen voting system. Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT News hide caption

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Texas voters will be required to show government-issued identification in the 2018 election. The law accepts handgun licenses as proof of identification, but not college student IDs. Lucian Perkins/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Susan Nelson, author and public speaker on brain injury awareness and gun safety, at her home in Austin, Texas. Nelson survived a point-blank gunshot to the head in 1993. Gabriel C. Perez/KUT hide caption

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Texas Disability Group Wants Victims' Voices Heard In Gun Debate

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Setting up his new classroom in Texas this school year, Shawn Sheehan took a selfie for social media to wish his home state well. "Wishing all my Norman and #oklaed fam a great school year! Representing y'all as I set up my classroom in Lewisville, TX!" Shawn Sheehan/Shawn Sheehan hide caption

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Rep. Blake Farenthold had pledged to pay back the $84,000 he used to settle a staffer's sexual harassment claim, but he apparently has hedged. Larry French/Getty Images hide caption

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Austin Police Chief Brian Manley (from left), ATF Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs at a news conference on Monday in Austin, Texas. They said a bomb that exploded Sunday night appeared to have used a tripwire. Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Investigators Say Austin 'Serial Bomber' May Have Used Tripwire In Latest Blast

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Signs mark a polling site as early voting begins began on Feb. 20 in San Antonio. Early voting in Texas ran through last Friday, March 2. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In Texas Primary, Early Signs Of A 2018 Democratic Surge

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Texas land commissioner George P. Bush attends a 2016 Veterans Day celebration. He's running for reelection with President Trump's endorsement, two years after his father's presidential bid failed amid withering insults from Trump. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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The Last Bush Tries To Survive In The Party Of Trump

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This photo combo shows death row immates, from left, Thomas Whitaker from Texas, whose sentence was commuted Thursday, Doyle Lee Hamm from Alabama, and Eric Scott Branch from Florida. AP hide caption

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The Southeast is preparing for the first winter storm this season. Though precipitation is expected, warmer air and ground temperatures should prevent serious sticking or freezing. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Chorizo and egg, papas rancheras and country guisado tacos on handmade flour tortillas from Mendez Cafe in San Antonio. Mike Sutter/San Antonio Express-News hide caption

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This Food Critic's Quest To Eat A Taco A Day For A Year Is Almost A Wrap

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